The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 20 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 63 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.95% 5.77% 5.44%
As % of the General category 16.36% 15.20% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 18
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£438 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
385 329 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.49% 37.95% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 175 87
Average daily rate £350 £350 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.49 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.14% +3.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 20 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
4 12 (12.37%) Project Management
4 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
5 11 (11.34%) Banking
5 11 (11.34%) Automotive
6 10 (10.31%) SAP
6 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.25%) Migration
9 7 (7.22%) Legal
9 7 (7.22%) Change Management
9 7 (7.22%) Middleware
9 7 (7.22%) Web Services
9 7 (7.22%) Oracle
9 7 (7.22%) CRM
9 7 (7.22%) UNIX
9 7 (7.22%) SOA
9 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
10 6 (6.19%) Degree
10 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.19%) Windows
10 6 (6.19%) SQL
10 6 (6.19%) Java
10 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.15%) UML
11 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (5.15%) Risk Assessment

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.06%) SAP MM
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.06%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) LDAP
1 2 (2.06%) ATM
1 2 (2.06%) X.500
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) SSH
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.06%) OLTP
3 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.03%) DB2
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Introscope
2 1 (1.03%) JMeter
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.03%) Ant
2 1 (1.03%) JUnit
General
1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Automotive
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Legal
4 5 (5.15%) Marketing
5 4 (4.12%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.09%) German Language
6 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Analyst
2 22 (22.68%) Business Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Project Manager
4 15 (15.46%) Architect
5 14 (14.43%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Project Administrator
9 2 (2.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Web Services
1 7 (7.22%) Middleware
2 4 (4.12%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) JSP
3 3 (3.09%) Struts
3 3 (3.09%) Spring
3 3 (3.09%) Ajax
4 2 (2.06%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (2.06%) REST
4 2 (2.06%) Worklight
4 2 (2.06%) SAML
4 2 (2.06%) DHTML
4 2 (2.06%) SOAP
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) JMS
5 1 (1.03%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.03%) Servlets
5 1 (1.03%) JDBC
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Clustering
2 3 (3.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.06%) HACMP
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) BBC
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) UNIX
2 6 (6.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Solaris
3 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) HPUX
5 1 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
3 12 (12.37%) Project Management
4 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) SOA
7 7 (7.22%) CRM
8 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) UML
9 5 (5.15%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.12%) Content Management
10 4 (4.12%) ITIL
10 4 (4.12%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.09%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.19%) Java
1 6 (6.19%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.09%) Korn
4 2 (2.06%) C
4 2 (2.06%) C#
4 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.03%) ABAP
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) COBIT
2 2 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) COREP
3 1 (1.03%) FINREP
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.06%) GPFS
2 1 (1.03%) NFS
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Control-M
2 1 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) YaST
2 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) SAP
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) Adobe
4 3 (3.09%) IBM
4 3 (3.09%) JDA
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.06%) NetApp
5 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.06%) Intel
5 2 (2.06%) CA
5 2 (2.06%) PayPal
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: 480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago